The table below looks at the statistics for the Mobile Tester role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Tester
Rank 599 582 582
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Tester 31 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.060% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.065% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 9
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£310 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £230 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £370 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
54176 52067 49457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.10% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34646 31581 29422
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 2012 2139
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Mobile Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Tester in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mobile Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Tester
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK.

Mobile Tester Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Tester
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Mobile Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile Tester
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK.

Mobile Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Tester
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 31 £310 -4.61% 3
London -14 24 £313 -3.84% 2
North West -28 3 £310 -
Chester - 3 £310 -
Cheshire - 3 £310 -
City of London +11 2 £225 -35.71%
Southampton - 2 £293 -
Hampshire - 2 £293 -
South East - 2 £293 -
Dorset - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - -

Mobile Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Mobile Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Mobile Tester in their job title.

1 38 (69.09%) Mobile App
2 36 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (58.18%) Apple iOS
4 27 (49.09%) Android
5 18 (32.73%) Cucumber
6 17 (30.91%) Selenium
7 16 (29.09%) QA
8 13 (23.64%) Scrum
8 13 (23.64%) BDD
8 13 (23.64%) Automation Testing
9 12 (21.82%) Calabash
10 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
10 10 (18.18%) Appium
10 10 (18.18%) Java
11 9 (16.36%) Manual Testing
12 8 (14.55%) Regression Testing
13 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
13 6 (10.91%) C#
13 6 (10.91%) JIRA
14 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
14 5 (9.09%) TDD
14 5 (9.09%) Banking
14 5 (9.09%) System Testing
14 5 (9.09%) Kanban
14 5 (9.09%) Agile Testing
14 5 (9.09%) Mobile Development
15 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
15 4 (7.27%) Objective-C
15 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing

Mobile Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Mobile Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Mobile Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.64%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Bluetooth
1 2 (3.64%) Wireless
2 1 (1.82%) 2G
2 1 (1.82%) 4G
2 1 (1.82%) VoLTE
2 1 (1.82%) GSM
2 1 (1.82%) PSTN
2 1 (1.82%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.82%) 3G
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) Cucumber
2 17 (30.91%) Selenium
3 12 (21.82%) Calabash
4 10 (18.18%) Appium
5 6 (10.91%) JIRA
6 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.45%) Xcode
7 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
7 3 (5.45%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.82%) OpenSTA
8 1 (1.82%) Maven
8 1 (1.82%) Ant
General
1 5 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Games
3 1 (1.82%) Automotive
3 1 (1.82%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) XML
2 1 (1.82%) JSON
2 1 (1.82%) WPF
2 1 (1.82%) RESTful
2 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 38 (69.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.64%) iPhone
2 2 (3.64%) GIS
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.82%) Handset
3 1 (1.82%) Streaming Media
3 1 (1.82%) Wiki
3 1 (1.82%) iPad
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (58.18%) Apple iOS
2 27 (49.09%) Android
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) Scrum
2 13 (23.64%) BDD
2 13 (23.64%) Automation Testing
3 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 9 (16.36%) Manual Testing
5 8 (14.55%) Regression Testing
6 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.09%) TDD
7 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 5 (9.09%) System Testing
7 5 (9.09%) Kanban
7 5 (9.09%) Agile Testing
7 5 (9.09%) Mobile Development
8 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.27%) Use Case
8 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Project Management
9 3 (5.45%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) Java
2 6 (10.91%) C#
3 4 (7.27%) Objective-C
3 4 (7.27%) Ruby
4 2 (3.64%) SQL
5 1 (1.82%) VBScript
5 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) ISEB
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Apple
2 2 (3.64%) Perforce
3 1 (1.82%) Google
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